Welcome to the EHS Art and Art Club Page. This page is dedicated to highlighting art projects of young artists at Effingham High School.
Please visit our YouTube channel to view past animation and time lapse videos of work created by EHS Art students. We hope you enjoy by their work and are inspired to create some of your own. Please don’t forget to subscribe !
Below is the finished 2015 Advanced Art Senior Art Mural. We hope you get a chance to visit the Effingham High School hallways to view several other murals created over the past few years. Thanks again to the talented Senior Art students, administration and Board of Education for their vision in creating a colorful and inviting atmosphere at Effingham High School.
Here is a list of the Art Classes offered at EHS. If you have additional questions please contact Mr. Huber.
Art I – Full Year – Credit: 1: Prerequisite: None: Art I will consist of instruction in the elements of art (line, space, form, shape, value, texture, and color) and principles of design (rhythm, movement, balance, proportion, variety, emphasis, and unity). Projects will consist of both 2-D and 3-D art in a variety of medium as they relate to the elements and principles. Art history studies will be explored from Prehistoric to Renaissance Art. Art textbook work, sketchbooks, and quizzes are included.
Art II – Full Year – Credit: 1: Prerequisite: Art I: Art II includes a basic review of the elements of art and principles of design. Concentrated studies include drawing techniques, as well as study in art influences throughout history. Art history studies will be explored from Baroque to Modern Art. Projects will consist of beginning drawing, advanced drawing methods, and painting. Art textbook, sketchbooks, and quizzes are included.
Art III (1st semester) – Semester – Credit: ½: Prerequisite: Art II with a grade average of at least a “C:” Art III includes advanced drawing and painting methods. Subjects will include still life, portraits, and imaginative work. Color studies and compositional devices will be emphasized. Sketchbooks and artist worksheets and reports are included.
Art III (2nd semester) – Semester – Credit: ½: Prerequisite: Art II with a grade average of at least a “C:” Art III includes advanced drawing and sculpture methods. Subjects will include lifelike and imaginative work. Medium studies and compositional devices will be emphasized. Sketchbooks and artist worksheets and reports are included.
Advanced Art – Full Year – Credit: 1: Prerequisite: Senior who has completed Art III or Computer Design with a grade average of at least a “C” and approval of instructor: Advanced Art will consist of creating a varied and competitive portfolio for college admittance or job review purposes. Students will work on contract with instructor to work on individual projects and improve on weak areas in portfolio.